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[bah-th ah-hawth]
  1. a city in SW Spain.
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Examples from the Web for badajoz

Historical Examples

  • Wellington returned to Badajoz, only to meet with disappointment.

    The Political History of England - Vol XI

    George Brodrick

  • Was Badajoz to see the end of a promising career, and put a stop to his quest?

  • He had captured Ciudad Rodrigo and Badajoz, but at what cost and suffering!

  • The place might be Badajoz; or a Chancellorship of something, with a portfolio.

    It Never Can Happen Again

    William De Morgan

  • After the capture of Badajoz Wellington spent no time in inaction.

    The Life of a Regimental Officer

    A. F. Mockler-Ferryman

British Dictionary definitions for badajoz


  1. a city in SW Spain: strategically positioned near the frontier with Portugal. Pop: 138 415 (2003 est)
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